Thandie is the Chief Financial Officer of WDB Investment Holdings, responsible for the overall financial and risk management of the Group. She is also involved in transaction execution and investment monitoring. Prior to joining WDB Investment Holdings, Thandie spent 2 years as Group Chief Financial Officer of Vantage Capital Group, a Private Equity Fund Manager, where she was responsible for financial management, portfolio reporting, risk management, and compliance. She also spent 11 years at the Industrial Development Corporation (“IDC”) in various roles, where she led a number of project and corporate finance transactions. In her last 5 years at the IDC, Thandie was responsible for the management of IDC’s private equity and loan investment portfolio in several sectors.
Thandie holds Bcom and Bcom Honours degrees from the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal (formerly University of Natal) and a Masters degree in Business Leadership (MBL) from the University of South Africa. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2003 after completing articles at KPMG and Transnet Group Limited.